Duties of the Adviser Sample Clauses

Duties of the Adviser. The Adviser shall continue to have responsibility for all services to be provided to each Fund pursuant to the Advisory Agreement and shall oversee and review the Sub-Adviser’s performance of its duties under this Agreement; provided, however, that in connection with its management of the Assets, nothing herein shall be construed to relieve the Sub-Adviser of responsibility for compliance with the Trust’s Declaration of Trust (as defined herein), Prospectus, Compliance Policies and Procedures, the instructions and directions of the Board of Trustees of the Trust, the requirements of the 1940 Act, the Code, and all other applicable federal and state laws and regulations, as each is amended from time to time.
Duties of the Adviser. The Adviser shall provide the Fund with such investment advice and supervision as the latter may from time to time consider necessary for the proper supervision of its funds. The Adviser shall act as Adviser to the Fund and as such shall furnish continuously an investment program and shall determine from time to time what securities shall be purchased, sold or exchanged and what portion of the assets of the Fund shall be held uninvested, subject always to the restrictions of the Trust's Amended and Restated Declaration of Trust, dated December 29, 1997, and By-Laws, each as amended from time to time (respectively, the "Declaration" and the "By-Laws"), to the provisions of the Investment Company Act of 1940 and the Rules, Regulations and orders thereunder and to the Fund's then-current Prospectus and Statement of Additional Information. The Adviser shall also make recommendations as to the manner in which voting rights, rights to consent to corporate action and any other rights pertaining to the Fund's portfolio securities shall be exercised. Should the Trustees at any time, however, make any definite determination as to the investment policy and notify the Adviser thereof in writing, the Adviser shall be bound by such determination for the period, if any, specified in such notice or until similarly notified that such determination shall be revoked. The Adviser shall take, on behalf of the Fund, all actions which it deems necessary to implement the investment policies determined as provided above, and in particular to place all orders for the purchase or sale of portfolio securities for the Fund's account with brokers or dealers selected by it, and to that end, the Adviser is authorized as the agent of the Fund to give instructions to the Custodian of the Fund as to the deliveries of securities and payments of cash for the account of the Fund. In connection with the selection of such brokers or dealers and the placing of such orders, the Adviser is directed to seek for the Fund execution at the most reasonable price by responsible brokerage firms at reasonably competitive commission rates. In fulfilling this requirement, the Adviser shall not be deemed to have acted unlawfully or to have breached any duty, created by this Agreement or otherwise, solely by reason of its having caused the Fund to pay a broker or dealer an amount of commission for effecting a securities transaction in excess of the amount of commission another broker or dealer would have charg...
Duties of the Adviser. The Trust employs the Adviser to (a) manage the investment and reinvestment of the assets, (b) to continuously review, supervise, and administer the investment program of the Portfolios, (c) to determine, in its discretion and without prior consultation, the securities or investment instruments to be purchased, sold, lent or otherwise traded, (d) to provide the Trust, and any other agent designated by the Trust, with records concerning the Adviser's activities which the Trust is required to maintain and (e) to provide other reports reasonably requested by the Trust's administrator or the Trust's Officers and Board of Trustees concerning the Adviser's discharge of the foregoing responsibilities. The Adviser shall discharge the foregoing responsibilities subject to the control of the Board of Trustees of the Trust and in compliance with (x) such policies as the Trustees may from time to time establish and communicate in writing to the Adviser, (y) the objectives, policies, and limitations for each Portfolio set forth in its respective prospectus and statement of additional information, which may be amended from time to time, and (z) applicable laws and regulations. The Adviser accepts such employment and agrees, at its own expense, to render the services and to provide the office space, furnishings and equipment and the personnel required by it to perform the services on the terms and for the compensation provided herein.
Duties of the Adviser. (a) The Adviser shall make decisions with respect to all purchases and sales of securities and other investment assets for the Funds. Among other things, the Adviser shall make all decisions with respect to the allocation of the Funds' investments in various securities or other assets, in investment styles and, if applicable, in other investment companies or pooled vehicles in which a Fund may invest. To carry out such decisions, the Adviser is hereby authorized, as agent and attorney-in-fact for the Trust, for the account of, at the risk of and in the name of the Trust, to place orders and issue instructions with respect to those transactions of the Funds. In all purchases, sales and other transactions in securities for the Funds, the Adviser is authorized to exercise full discretion and act for the Trust in the same manner and with the same force and effect as the Trust might or could do with respect to such purchases, sales or other transactions, as well as with respect to all other things necessary or incidental to the furtherance or conduct of such purchases, sales or other transactions.
Duties of the Adviser. (a) The Corporation hereby employs the Adviser to act as the investment adviser to the Corporation and to manage the investment and reinvestment of the assets of the Corporation, subject to the supervision of the board of directors of the Corporation (the “Board of Directors”), for the period and upon the terms herein set forth, (i) in accordance with the investment objective, policies and restrictions that are set forth in the Registration Statement, as the same may be amended from time to time, (ii) in accordance with the Investment Company Act, the Investment Advisers Act and all other applicable federal and state law and (iii) in accordance with the Corporation’s certificate of incorporation and bylaws. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the Adviser shall, during the term and subject to the provisions of this Agreement, (i) determine the composition of the portfolio of the Corporation, the nature and timing of the changes therein and the manner of implementing such changes; (ii) identify, evaluate and negotiate the structure of the investments made by the Corporation (including performing due diligence on prospective portfolio companies); (iii) execute, close, service and monitor the Corporation’s investments; (iv) determine the securities and other assets that the Corporation will purchase, retain or sell; and (v) provide the Corporation with such other investment advisory, research and related services as the Corporation may, from time to time, reasonably require for the investment of its funds. The Adviser shall have the power and authority on behalf of the Corporation to effectuate its investment decisions for the Corporation, including the execution and delivery of all documents relating to the Corporation’s investments and the placing of orders for other purchase or sale transactions on behalf of the Corporation. In the event that the Corporation determines to acquire debt financing or to refinance existing debt financing, the Adviser shall arrange for such financing on the Corporation’s behalf, subject to the oversight and approval of the Board of Directors. If it is necessary for the Adviser to make investments on behalf of the Corporation through a subsidiary or special purpose vehicle, the Adviser shall have authority to create or arrange for the creation of such subsidiary or special purpose vehicle and to make such investments through such subsidiary or special purpose vehicle in accordance with the Investment Company Act.
Duties of the Adviser. (a) The Adviser, at its expense, will furnish continuously an investment program for the Fund, will determine, subject to the overall supervision and review of the Trustees of the Trust, what investments shall be purchased, held, sold or exchanged by the Fund and what portion, if any, of the assets of the Fund will be held uninvested, and shall, on behalf of the Trust, make changes in the investments of the Fund. Subject always to the supervision of the Trustees of the Trust and to the provisions of the Trust's Agreement and Declaration of Trust and Bylaws and of the 1940 Act, the Adviser will also manage, supervise and conduct the other affairs and business of the Fund and matters incidental thereto. The Adviser, and any affiliates thereof, shall be free to render similar services to other investment companies and other clients and to engage in other activities, so long as the services rendered hereunder are not impaired.
Duties of the Adviser a. Subject to the general supervision of the Trustees of the Trust and the terms of this Agreement, the Adviser will at its own expense, except as noted below, select and contract with investment subadvisers (“Subadvisers”) to manage the investments and determine the composition of the assets of the Funds; provided, that any contract with a Subadviser (a “Subadvisory Agreement”) shall be in compliance with and approved as required by the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended (the “1940 Act”), except for such exemptions therefrom as may be granted to the Trust or the Adviser. Subject always to the direction and control of the Trustees of the Trust, the Adviser will monitor each Subadviser’s management of the Fund’s investment operations in accordance with the investment objectives and related investment policies, as set forth in the Trust’s registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission, of any Fund or Funds under the management of such Subadviser, and review and report to the Trustees of the Trust on the performance of such Subadviser.
Duties of the Adviser. (a) The Adviser shall provide each Fund with such investment advice and supervision as the latter may from time to time consider necessary for the proper supervision of its assets. The Adviser shall act as investment adviser to each Fund and as such shall furnish continuously an investment program and shall determine from time to time what securities or other instruments shall be purchased, sold or exchanged and what portion of the assets of each Fund shall be held uninvested, subject always to the restrictions of the Trust's Amended and Restated Declaration of Trust, dated January 1, 2002, and By-Laws, each as amended from time to time (respectively, the "Declaration" and the "By-Laws"), to the provisions of the Investment Company Act of 1940 and the Rules, Regulations and orders thereunder and to a Fund's then-current Prospectus and Statement of Additional Information. The Adviser also shall exercise voting rights, rights to consent to corporate actions and any other rights pertaining to a Fund's portfolio securities in accordance with the Adviser's policies and procedures as presented to the Trustees of the Trust from time to time. Should the Trustees at any time, however, make any definite determination as to the investment policy and notify the Adviser thereof in writing, the Adviser shall be bound by such determination for the period, if any, specified in such notice or until similarly notified that such determination shall be revoked.